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[三思而後行] sānsīérhòuxíng think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance

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        Sān/sān, surname San, three/3
        
        sānmíngzhì, sandwich (loanword)/CL:個|个[gè]
        sānshí, thirty/30
        
        Xīngqīsān, Wednesday
        Zhōusān, [週三], Wednesday
        
        
        
        sānjiǎo, triangle
        sānfēn, somewhat/to some degree
        shísān, thirteen/13
        sānfēnzhīyī, one third
        
        Sānyuè, March/third month (of the lunar year)
        
        sānbā, International Women's Day 婦女節|妇女节[Fù nǚ jié], 8th March/foolish/stupid
        
        dìsānshìjiè, Third World
        dìsānzhě, sb who is romantically involved with sb already in a committed relationship/the ...
        zàisān, over and over again/again and again
        sānjiǎozhōu, delta (geography)
        sānjiǎoxíng, triangle
        shuōsāndàosì, [說三道四], to make thoughtless remarks (idiom)/to criticize/gossip
        
        sānliú, third-rate/inferior
        
        sānwéi, [三維], three dimensional/3D
        sānchángliǎngduǎn, [三長兩短], unexpected misfortune/unexpected accident/sudden death
        
        
        sānjí, [三級], grade 3/third class/category C
        
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        
        biēsān, [癟三], a wretched-looking tramp who lives by begging or stealing
        
        Sānhéhuì, [三合會], Triads, organized crime society/Triad Society (early Qing anti-Manchu secret soc...
        
        sānyècǎo, [三葉草], clover/trefoil
        Lǐbàisān, [禮拜三], Wednesday
        
        sānbùqǔ, trilogy
        sānjiǎojià, [三腳架], tripod/derrick crane
        jiēèrliánsān, [接二連三], one after another (idiom)/in quick succession
        
        
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        bànyèsāngēng, in the depth of night/late at night
        Sānxīng/sānxīng, Sanxing or Sanhsing township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yí lán xiàn], Taiwan/Samsun...
        tiāosānjiǎnsì, [挑三揀四], to be picky/to be choosy
        sānlúnchē, [三輪車], pedicab/tricycle
        
        
        sānyuèfèn, March
        
        sānjūn, [三軍], (in former times) upper, middle and lower army/army of right, center and left/(i...
        sānshì, the Third (of numbered kings)
        
        huǒmàosānzhàng, to get really angry
        
        SānwèiYītǐ, [三位一體], Holy Trinity/trinity
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānjiǎokù, [三角褲], briefs/panties
        
        
        
        
        
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        sānqīèrshíyī, three sevens are twenty-one (idiom)/the facts of the matter/the actual situation
        yuēfǎsānzhāng, [約法三章], to agree on three laws (idiom); provisional agreement made by new dynastic gover...
        sānbāo, "three-guarantee service": repair, exchange, refund
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
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        bùsānbùsì, dubious/shady/neither one thing nor the other/neither fish nor fowl/nondescript
        
        
        sānshēngyǒuxìng, the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortun...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānliǎng, [三兩], two or three
        sānbǎo, [三寶], the Three Precious Treasures of Buddhism, namely: the Buddha 佛, the Dharma 法 (hi...
        
        
        
        zhāosānmùsì, lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom); to change sth tha...
        
        
        chūsān, third year in junior middle school
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shísānrì, thirteenth day of a month
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        sānjiàojiǔliú, the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucian...
        dīsānxiàsì, servile
        
        
        
        yībōsānzhé, calligraphic flourish with many twists/fig. many twists and turns
        sānyèchóng, [三葉蟲], trilobite
        
        
        
        
        gésānchàwǔ, every now and then (idiom)
        xīnguānshàngrènsānbǎhuǒ, the new boss cracks the whip three times/a new broom sweeps clean/fig. vigorous ...
        Sānyáng, Sanyō, Japanese electronics company
        Sānmíng, Sanming prefecture level city in Fujian
        
        
        
        Sānlíng, Mitsubishi
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānliánshèng, [三連勝], hat-trick (sports)
        
        
        ZhāngsānLǐsì, [張三李四], Zhang and Li (idiom); Zhang with tight trousers and Li with wide hat/Tom, Dick a...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānwǔchéngqún, forming groups of three or squads of five (idiom); people stand around in small ...
        
        
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        sānduànlùn, [三段論], syllogism (deduction in logic)
        
        
        
        
        qísān, thirdly/the third
        sānfānwǔcì, over and over again (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        rùmùsānfēn, written in a forceful hand/penetrating/profound
        
        
        
        
        
        sānjiǎoxué, [三角學], trigonometry
        sānjiǎofǎ, trigonometry (math.)
        sānwénzhì, sandwich (loanword)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sānbāndǎo, three-shift system (work rostering)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānbùguǎn, of undetermined status/unregulated
        sānxián, sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin ...
        
        Sānguó, [三國], Three Kingdoms period (220-280) in Chinese history/several Three Kingdoms period...
        Sānyuán, Sanyuan County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳[Xián yáng], Shaanxi
        
        
        
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        bùguǎnsānqīèrshíyī, regardless of the consequences/recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic for...
        
        
        
        
        
        sānléngjìng, [三稜鏡], (triangular) prism
        
        
        
        
        
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        sāntiānliǎngtóu, [三天兩頭], lit. twice every three days (idiom); practically every day/frequently
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        JīnYǒngsān, Kim Young-sam (1927-), South Korean politician, president 1993-1998
        DàjiāngJiànsānláng, Oe Kenzaburo (1935-) Japanese novelist and 1994 Nobel laureate
        
        
        
        sānjiǎohánshù, [三角函數], trigonometric function
        
        
        dìsānshí, thirtieth
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        SānguóYǎnyì, [三國演義], Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong 羅貫中|罗贯中[Luó Guàn zhōng], one of t...
        
        
        
        
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        sānjítiào, [三級跳], triple jump (athletics)/hop, skip and jump
        
        sānfútiān, three periods forming the hottest periods of summer, from mid-July to mid-August...
        
        
        
        
        
        sānmínzhǔyì, [三民主義], Dr Sun Yat-sen's 孫中山|孙中山 Three principles of the people (late 1890s)
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        Sānyà, [三亞], Sanya prefecture level city, Hainan
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānmèi, Samadhi (Buddhist term)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shísāndiǎn, [十三點], half-witted/nitwit
        
        
        
        
        
        jǔyīfǎnsān, [舉一反三], to raise one and infer three/to deduce many things from one case (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sāngùmáolú, [三顧茅廬], lit. three humble visits to a thatched cottage/cf famous episode in the fictiona...
        
        
        
        
        
        sāntōng, T-joint/T-piece/T-pipe/three links
        
        
        
        
        Sānzàng, Tripitaka (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to I...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        yìsi, idea/opinion/meaning/wish/desire/interest/fun/token of appreciation, affection e...
        bùhǎoyìsi, to feel embarrassed/to find it embarrassing/to be sorry (for inconveniencing sb)
        yǒuyìsi, interesting/meaningful/enjoyable/fun
        bùkěsīyì, [不可思議], inconceivable (idiom); unimaginable/unfathomable
        sīkǎo, to reflect on/to ponder over
        sīxiǎng, thought/thinking/idea/ideology/CL:個|个[gè]
        sī, to think/to consider
        sīwéi, [思維], (line of) thought/thinking
        xīnsi, mind/thoughts/inclination/mood
        méiyìsi, [沒意思], boring/of no interest
        sīniàn, to think of/to long for/to miss
        sīlù, train of thought/thinking/reason/reasoning
        Mǎkèsī, [馬克思], Marx (name)/Groucho Marx (the star of Duck Soup, 1933)/Karl Marx (1818-1883), Ge...
        gòusī, [構思], to design/to plot/to plan out/to compose/to draw a mental sketch/conception/plan...
        sīxù, [思緒], train of thought/emotional state/mood/feeling
        xiǎoyìsi, small token/mere trifle (used of one's gifts)
        shēnsīshúlǜ, [深思熟慮], mature reflection/after careful deliberations
        chénsī, to contemplate/to ponder/contemplation/meditation
        
        
        sīsuǒ, to think deeply/to ponder
        hǎoyìsi, to have the nerve/what a cheek!/to feel no shame/to overcome the shame/(is it) p...
        fǎnsī, to think back over sth/to review/to revisit/to rethink/reflection/reassessment
        
        fěiyísuǒsī, unimaginable/outrageous/freakish
        xúnsī, [尋思], to consider/to ponder
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        shēnsī, to ponder/to consider
        
        wénsī, the train of thought in writing
        sīxiǎngjiā, thinker
        
        sīliang, to reckon/to consider/to turn over in one's mind
        Xīsīluō, [希思羅], Heathrow (a London airport)
        xiāngsī, to yearn/to pine
        yīménxīnsi, [一門心思], to set one's heart on sth (idiom)
        zhāosīmùxiǎng, to yearn for sth day and night (idiom)
        sīxiāng, [思鄉], to be homesick
        
        
        Fànsīzhé, Versace (fashion designer)
        Chéngjísīhán, Genghis Khan (1162-1227)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Mǎkèsīzhǔyì, [馬克思主義], Marxism
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bùjiǎsīsuǒ, to act without taking time to think (idiom); to react instantly/to fire from the...
        āisī, grief-stricken thoughts/mourning
        dānxiāngsī, [單相思], one-sided lovesickness/unrequited longing
        xiāngsībìng, lovesickness
        
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        zhuīsī, memorial/recollection (of the deceased)
        
        sīcháo, tide of thought/way of thinking characteristic of a historical period/Zeitgeist
        Sīkē, Cisco Systems Company
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        bǎisībùdéqíjiě, see 百思不解[bǎi sī bù jiě]
        wākōngxīnsi, to dig for thoughts (idiom); to search everything for an answer/to rack one's br...
        
        
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        sīmù, to cherish the memory of sb/to think of with respect
        
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        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        
        
        
        
        
        jiànyìsīqiān, [見異思遷], to change at once on seeing sth different (idiom); loving fads and novelty/never...
        
        
        sīcǔn, to ponder/to reckon/to turn sth over in one's mind
        gùmíngsīyì, [顧名思義], as the name implies
        lèbùsīShǔ, [樂不思蜀], indulge in pleasure and forget home and duty (idiom)
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        kǔsī, to think hard/bitter thoughts/to pour out one's sufferings
        
        cáisī, imaginative power/creativeness
        
        
        kǔsīmíngxiǎng, to consider from all angles (idiom); to think hard/to rack one's brains
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        yǐnshuǐsīyuán, [飲水思源], lit. when you drink water, think of its source (idiom); gratitude for blessings ...
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        yìkǔsītián, [憶苦思甜], to view one's past as miserable and one's present as happy (idiom)
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        tòngdìngsītòng, to think of the pain when the pain is gone (idiom)/to ponder about a painful exp...
        
        
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        sīliàn, [思戀], to miss/to long for
        
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        sīqīn, [思親], to remember one's parents/to feel homesick for one's relatives
        
        
        
        
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        bìménsīguò, [閉門思過], shut oneself up and ponder over one's mistakes
        
        
        
        jūānsīwēi, to think of danger in times of safety/to be vigilant in peacetime (idiom)
        
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        ér, and/as well as/and so/but (not)/yet (not)/(indicates causal relation)/(indicates...
        érqiě, (not only ...) but also/moreover/in addition/furthermore
        éryǐ, that's all/nothing more
        érshì, rather
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        ránér, however/yet/but
        fǎnér, instead/on the contrary/contrary (to expectations)
        xiǎnéryìjiàn, [顯而易見], clearly and easy to see (idiom); obviously/clearly/it goes without saying
        cóngér, [從而], thus/thereby
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        qīngéryìjǔ, [輕而易舉], easy/with no difficulty
        shìérbùjiàn, [視而不見], to turn a blind eye to/to ignore
        pòménérrù, [破門而入], to break the door and enter/to force a door open (idiom)
        tuōyǐngérchū, [脫穎而出], to reveal one's talent (idiom)/to rise above others/to distinguish oneself
        cóngtiānérjiàng, [從天而降], lit. to drop from the sky (idiom)/fig. to appear unexpectedly/to arise abruptly/...
        zìránérrán, involuntary/automatically
        tǐngshēnérchū, to step forward bravely
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        bàntúérfèi, [半途而廢], to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished
        qǔérdàizhī, to substitute for sb/to remove and replace
        shìkěérzhǐ, [適可而止], to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can/don't overdo it/stop...
        yīnér, therefore/as a result/thus/and as a result, ...
        tuōkǒuérchū, [脫口而出], to blurt out/to let slip (an indiscreet remark)
        huáérbùshí, [華而不實], flower but no fruit (idiom); handsome exterior but hollow inside/flashy
        
        érjīn, now/at the present (time)
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        
        cājiānérguò, [擦肩而過], brief encounter/to brush past sb
        bèidàoérchí, [背道而馳], to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
        tǐngérzǒuxiǎn, [鋌而走險], to take a risk out of desperation (idiom)
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        xuánérwèijué, [懸而未決], pending a decision/hanging in the balance
        bùcíérbié, [不辭而別], to leave without saying good-bye
        jìnér, [進而], and then (what follows next)
        shíér, [時而], occasionally/from time to time
        
        bùdéérzhī, unknown/unable to find out
        yíngrènérjiě, lit. (bamboo) splits when it meets the knife's edge (idiom)/fig. easily solved
        bùyìérfēi, [不翼而飛], to disappear without trace/to vanish all of a sudden/to spread fast/to spread li...
        zhuǎnér, [轉而], conversely/but rather/to turn and (address a topic, face attackers etc)/to turn ...
        
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        suíyùérān, [隨遇而安], at home wherever one is (idiom); ready to adapt/flexible/to accept circumstances...
        
        
        bùhuānérsàn, [不歡而散], to part on bad terms/(of a meeting etc) to break up in discord
        bùláoérhuò, [不勞而獲], to reap without sowing (idiom)
        jiēzhǒngérlái, [接踵而來], to come one after the other
        héérwéiyī, [合而為一], to merge together (idiom); to unify disparate elements into one whole
        kěxiǎngérzhī, it is obvious that.../as one can well imagine...
        jìér, [繼而], then/afterwards
        
        chéngxūérrù, [乘虛而入], to enter by exploiting a weak spot (idiom); to take advantage of a lapse
        
        
        yángchángérqù, [揚長而去], to shake one's sleeve and leave (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        yīsǎoérguāng, [一掃而光], to clear off/to make a clean sweep of
        shīérfùdé, [失而復得], to regain/to lose and win back/to find again/regained
        jìngéryuǎnzhī, [敬而遠之], to show respect from a distance (idiom)/to remain at a respectful distance
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        jiǔérjiǔzhī, over time/as time passes/in the fullness of time
        
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        sìshìérfēi, apparently right but actually wrong; specious (idiom)
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        yóuránérshēng, arising involuntarily (idiom); spontaneous/to spring up unbidden (of emotion)
        yīsǎoérkōng, [一掃而空], to sweep clean/to clean out
        zhōuérfùshǐ, [週而復始], lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles/the wheel com...
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        tángérhuángzhī, overt/to make no secret (of one's presence)/grandiose/with great scope
        yīnrénéryì, [因人而異], varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        bùkětóngrìéryǔ, [不可同日而語], lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in...
        bùhánérlì, [不寒而慄], shiver all over though not cold/tremble with fear/shudder
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        
        
        bùmóuérhé, [不謀而合], to agree without prior consultation/to happen to hold the same view
        mìérbùxuān, [祕而不宣], to withhold information/to keep sth secret
        yìngyùnérshēng, [應運而生], to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom)/to arise at an opportune time/able ...
        bùqīéryù, meet by chance/have a chance encounter
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        qièérbùshě, [鍥而不捨], to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth/to pers...
        
        
        
        shāyǔérguī, [鎩羽而歸], to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambition...
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        
        
退         zhīnánértuì, [知難而退], to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back ...
        yíngmiànérlái, [迎面而來], directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        xíngérshàngxué, [形而上學], metaphysics
        
        bùjìngérzǒu, [不脛而走], to get round fast/to spread like wildfire
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        yīyōngérshàng, [一擁而上], to swarm around/flocking (to see)
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        fànfànértán, [泛泛而談], to speak in general terms
        mǎnzàiérguī, [滿載而歸], to return from a rewarding journey
        fúxiùérqù, to brush with one's sleeve then go (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        mùmíngérlái, [慕名而來], to come to a place on account of its reputation (idiom); attracted to visit a fa...
        pūmiànérlái, [撲面而來], lit. sth hits one in the face/directly in one's face/sth assaults the senses/bla...
        yīyuèérqǐ, [一躍而起], to jump up suddenly/to bound up/to rise up in one bound
        
        yīgàiérlùn, [一概而論], to lump different matters together (idiom)
        tīngérbùwén, [聽而不聞], to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear/to ignore deliberately
        jiáránérzhǐ, with a grunting sound it stops (idiom); to come to an end spontaneously (esp. of...
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        yīcùérjiù, to get there in one step (idiom); easily done/success at a stroke/to get results...
        
        wàngérquèbù, [望而卻步], to shrink back/to flinch
        wénfēngérdòng, [聞風而動], to respond instantly/to act at once on hearing the news
        liànglìérxíng, to assess one's capabilities and act accordingly (idiom); to act within one's co...
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        bùyuēértóng, [不約而同], to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation
        zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng, [置之死地而後生], place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on S...
        
        
        kǎnkǎnértán, [侃侃而談], to speak frankly with assurance
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        láoérwúgōng, [勞而無功], to work hard while accomplishing little/to toil to no avail
        gùér, therefore
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
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        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        
        shènér, even/so much so that
        
        
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        cóngyīérzhōng, [從一而終], faithful unto death (i.e. Confucian ban on widow remarrying)
        
        
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        
        
        
        
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        pāiànérqǐ, lit. to slap the table and stand up (idiom); fig. at the end of one's tether/una...
        
        
        jiézééryú, [竭澤而漁], lit. to drain the pond to get at the fish (idiom)/fig. to kill the goose that la...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        ránhòu, [然後], after/then (afterwards)/after that/afterwards
        Hòu/hòu, [後], surname Hou, empress/queen, back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later
        zuìhòu, [最後], final/last/finally/ultimate
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        hòumian, [後面], rear/back/behind/later/afterwards
        hòulái, [後來], afterwards/later
        hòuhuǐ, [後悔], to regret/to repent
        bèihòu, [背後], behind/at the back/in the rear/behind sb's back
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        hòuguǒ, [後果], consequences/aftermath
        huánghòu, empress/imperial consort
        shāohòu, [稍後], in a little while/in a moment/later on
退         hòutuì, [後退], to recoil/to draw back/to fall back/to retreat
        shēnhòu, [身後], posthumous/one's social background/behind the body
        hòubèi, [後備], reserve/backup
        mùhòu, [幕後], behind the scenes
        hòumén, [後門], the back door/fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure)/an...
        hòutái, [後台]/[後臺], backstage, backstage/the area behind a theatrical stage/backstage supporter
        hòuyuàn, [後院], rear court/back garden/backyard (also fig.)
        luòhòu, [落後], to fall behind/to lag (in technology etc)/backward/to retrogress
        jīnhòu, [今後], hereafter/henceforth/in the future/from now on
        suíhòu, [隨後], soon after
        wǎnghòu, [往後], from now on/in the future/time to come
        jiǔhòu, [酒後], after drinking/under the influence of alcohol
        hòubèi, [後背], the back (human anatomy)/the back part of sth
        hòuzuò, [後座], empress's throne/(fig.) first place in a feminine competition, back seat/pillion
        hòuyuán, [後援], reinforcement/back-up/supporting force
        hòudài, [後代], posterity/later periods/later ages/later generations
        wánghòu, queen/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        guòhòu, [過後], after the event
        shìhòu, [事後], after the event/in hindsight/in retrospect
        hòuwèi, [後衛], rear guard/backfield/fullback
        
        qiánhòu, [前後], around/from beginning to end/all around/front and rear
        hòuzhě, [後者], the latter
        cǐhòu, [此後], after this/afterwards/hereafter
        hòubian, [後邊], back/rear/behind
        hòutou, [後頭], behind/in the back/the rear side/later/in future
        zhànhòu, [戰後], after the war/post-war
        hòupái, [後排], the back row
        hòuyì, [後裔], descendant
        hòutiān, [後天], the day after tomorrow/post-natal/acquired (not innate)/a posteriori
        hòufāng, [後方], the rear/far behind the front line
        
        hòunǎosháo, [後腦勺], back of the head
        hòuxù, [後續], follow-up/(dialect) to remarry
        hòuqī, [後期], late stage/later period
        
        wǔhòu, [午後], afternoon
        
        
        hòuqín, [後勤], logistics
        hòuyízhèng, [後遺症], (medicine) sequelae/residual effects/(fig.) repercussions/aftermath
        xiānhòu, [先後], early or late/priority/in succession/one after another
        shànhòu, [善後], to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident)/funeral arrangements/repar...
        hòuhuìyǒuqī, [後會有期], I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
        
        zuìhòutōngdié, [最後通牒], ultimatum
        hòudùn, [後盾], support/backing
        rìhòu, [日後], sometime/someday (in the future)
        hòushìjìng, [後視鏡], rearview mirror
        hòurén, [後人], later generation
        
        hòunǎo, [後腦], hindbrain/back of the head
        tuōhòutuǐ, [拖後腿], to impede/to obstruct/to hold back
        hòushì, [後事], future events/and what happened next... (in fiction)/funeral arrangements
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        hòuchè, [後撤], to pull back (an army)/to retreat
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        tàihòu, Empress Dowager
        hòukōngfān, [後空翻], backward somersault/backflip
        hòulù, [後路], escape route/retreat route/communication lines to the rear/alternative course of...
        
        hòuchén, [後塵], lit. trailing dust/fig. sb's footsteps/course in life
        zǒuhòumén, [走後門], lit. to enter by the back door/fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial chan...
        
        chǎnhòu, [產後], postnatal
        qíhòu, [其後], next/later/after that
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        
        jiǎohòugēn, [腳後跟], heel
        mǎhòupào, [馬後炮]/[馬後砲], lit. firing after the horse/fig. belated action/giving advice in hindsight, lit....
        
        hòushì, [後世], later generations
        hòumā, [後媽], (coll.) stepmother
        kōngqiánjuéhòu, [空前絕後], unprecedented and never to be duplicated/the first and the last/unmatched/unique
        hòugōng, [後宮], harem/chambers of imperial concubines
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        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        hòuzuò, [後坐], recoil (of a gun)/backlash
        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        hòubèi, [後輩], younger generation
        zhēngxiānkǒnghòu, [爭先恐後], striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
        kāihòumén, [開後門], to open the back door/fig. under the counter/to do a secret or dishonest deal/to...
        dúhòugǎn, [讀後感], impression of a book/opinion expressed in a book review
        
        
        
        hòulún, [後輪], rear wheel
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        
        
        
        hòupà, [後怕], lingering fear/fear after the event/post-traumatic stress
        hòuzhuì, [後綴], suffix (linguistics)
        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        zhìhòu, [滯後], to lag behind
        
        
        
        dàhòutiān, [大後天], three days from now/day after day after tomorrow
        
        yùhòu, [預後], prognosis
        Xiānhòuzuò, Cassiopeia (constellation)
        
        hòusì, [後嗣], heir/descendant/posterity
        
        qiánpūhòujì, [前仆後繼], one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen ...
        hòugài, [後蓋], back cover/shell (of crab etc)
        
        
        
        hòuyāo, [後腰], lower back
        hòujìn, [後進], less advanced/underdeveloped/lagging behind/the younger generation/the less expe...
        hòubèijūn, [後備軍], rearguard
        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        ānqiánmǎhòu, [鞍前馬後], to follow everywhere/to always be there for sb at their beck and call
        xiānzhǎnhòuzòu, [先斬後奏], first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
        qiánfùhòujì, [前赴後繼], to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
        
        
        cháyúfànhòu, [茶餘飯後], leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
        
        
        hòuyuànqǐhuǒ, [後院起火], a fire in one's backyard/conflict close to home
        hòuhuà, [後話], something to be taken up later in speech or writing
        
        guānhòugǎn, [觀後感], impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
        ěrhòu, [爾後], henceforth/thereafter/subsequently
        
        
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        
        zhānqiángùhòu, [瞻前顧後], to look forward and back/to consider prudently/overcautious
        zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng, [置之死地而後生], place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on S...
        liúhòulù, [留後路], to leave oneself a way out
        qiūhòusuànzhàng, [秋後算賬], lit. to settle accounts after autumn/settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom...
        
        hòujìyǒurén, [後繼有人], to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
        shòuhòufúwù, [售後服務], after-sales service
        
        hòumǔ, [後母], stepmother
        hòufù, [後父], stepfather
        
        
        
        hòunián, [後年], the year after next
        jiěfànghòu, [解放後], after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory)/after the establishment of...
        hòuzhàng, [後賬], undisclosed account/to settle matters later/to blame sb after the event
        
        
        
        xiēhòuyǔ, [歇後語], saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is t...
        bóshìhòu, [博士後], postdoc/a postdoctoral position
        
        
        hòuhuànwúqióng, [後患無窮], it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánhòuwén, [前後文], context/the surrounding words/same as 上下文
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        hòuyuán, [後緣], trailing edge (of airplane wing)
        
        hòujì, [後記], epilogue/afterword
        
        
        HòuJīn, [後金], Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-)/Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing ...
        
        
        
        
        hòutíng, [後庭], backyard/imperial harem/anus
        
        chěhòutuǐ, [扯後腿], to be a drag or hindrance on sb
        wúhòu, [無後], to lack male offspring
        chéngqiánqǐhòu, [承前啟後], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
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        dàhòunián, [大後年], three years from now/year after year after next year
        huángtàihòu, [皇太後], empress dowager
        yǔhòuchūnsǔn, [雨後春筍], lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom); fig. rapid new growth/many new thing...
        
        
        

        háng/xíng, a row/series/age order (of brothers)/profession/professional/relating to company
        jìnxíng, [進行], to advance/to conduct/underway/in progress/to do/to carry out/to carry on/to exe...
        xíngdòng, [行動], operation/action/to move/mobile/CL:個|个[gè]
        bùxíng, won't do/be out of the question/be no good/not work/not be capable
        xíngwéi, [行為], action/conduct/behavior/activity
        yínháng, [銀行], bank/CL:家[jiā],個|个[gè]
        lǚxíng, to travel/journey/trip/CL:趟[tàng],次[cì],個|个[gè]
        zhíxíng, [執行], to implement/to carry out/to execute/to run
        jǔxíng, [舉行], to hold (a meeting, ceremony etc)
        fēixíng, [飛行], (of planes etc) to fly/flying/flight/aviation
        xíngli, luggage/CL:件[jiàn]
        liúxíng, to spread/to rage (of contagious disease)/popular/fashionable/prevalent/(math.) ...
        zìxíngchē, [自行車], bicycle/bike/CL:輛|辆[liàng]
        xíngshì, to execute/to handle/behavior/action/conduct
        fēixíngyuán, [飛行員], pilot/aviator
        zuìxíng, crime/offense
        yóuxíng, [遊行], march/parade/demonstration
        hángyè, [行業], industry/business
        xíngxīng, planet/CL:顆|颗[kē]
        yùnxíng, [運行], to be in motion/to move/(of a computer) to run
        xíngzōng, [行蹤], whereabouts/(lose) track (of)
        xíngbutōng, won't work/will get (you) nowhere
        xíngchéng, journey/course of a journey/distance traveled/trajectory/itinerary/route/course ...
        fāxíng, [發行], to publish/to issue (stocks, currency etc)/to release/to distribute (a film)
        tōngxíngzhèng, [通行證], a pass (authorization through a checkpoint)/a laissez-passer or safe conduct/to ...
        bùxíng, to go on foot/to walk
        lǚxíng, to fulfill (one's obligations)/to carry out (a task)/to implement (an agreement)...
        xíngzhèng, administrative/executive (adjective)
        qiángxíng, [強行], to force/to break
        hángxíng, to sail/to fly/to navigate
        xìngxíngwéi, [性行為], sexual behavior
        xíngshǐ, [行駛], to travel along a route (of vehicles etc)
        kěxíng, feasible
        xíngzǒu, to walk
        shíxíng, [實行], to implement/to carry out/to put into practice
        tóngháng/tóngxíng, person of the same profession/of the same trade, occupation or industry, to jour...
        rénxíngdào, sidewalk
        hángtóu/xíngtou, [行頭], team leader (archaic)/shopkeeper (archaic), a person's clothing/outfit/actor's c...
        lǚxíngzhě, traveler
        píngxíng, parallel/of equal rank/simultaneous
        
        xíngzhě, pedestrian/walker/itinerant monk
        xíngjìn, [行進], to advance/forward motion
        
        lìxíng, routine
        zìxíng, voluntary/autonomous/by oneself/self-
        xíngdetōng, practicable/realizable/will work
        hángliè, ranks/procession
使         xíngshǐ, to exercise (a right etc)
        xínglixiāng, suitcase/baggage compartment/overhead bin/(car) trunk/boot
        hángjiā, connoisseur/expert/veteran
        xíngxiōng, [行兇], violent crime/to perpetrate/to do violence/to assault
        tōngxíng, to go through/a passage through/in general use/a pass or laissez-passer/a licens...
贿         xínghuì, [行賄], to bribe/to give bribes
        xíngxíng, to carry out a sentence/to execute
        yínhángjiā, [銀行家], banker
        yánxíng, words and actions/what one says and what one does
        xíngyī, [行醫], to practice medicine (esp. in private practice)
        xíngjìng, [行徑], path/conduct/behavior
        lìxínggōngshì, routine business/usual practice/mere formality
        chūxíng, to set out on a long journey/to travel afar
        páihángbǎng, the charts (of best-sellers)/table of ranking
        hángdang, [行當], profession/role (acting)
        wàiháng, layman/amateur
        déxíng/déxing, morality and conduct/Taiwan pr. [dé xìng], variant of 德性[dé xing]
        bàoxíng, savage act/outrage/atrocity
        xínghǎo, to give to charity/philanthropic
        xíngjūn, [行軍], a march (army)/to march
        
        zàiháng, to be adept at sth/to be an expert in a trade or profession
        xíngrén, pedestrian/traveler on foot/passer-by/official responsible for arranging audienc...
        huáxíng, to skate/to slither/sliding/skating
        
        lǚxíngshè, travel agency
        páxíng, to crawl/to creep
        xiānxíng, to precede others/in advance
        xiūxíng, religious practice (Buddhism)
        héngxíng, [橫行], to go on the rampage/to riot/to run amuck
        xínglǐ, [行禮], to salute/to make one's salutations
        
        
        
        xiànxíng, [現行], to be in effect/in force/current
        yuǎnxíng, [遠行], a long journey/far from home
        shīxíng, to put in place/to put into practice/to take effect
        fēnháng, branch of bank or store/subsidiary bank
穿         chuānxíng, to go through/to bore through/to push one's way through
        pǐnxíng, behavior/moral conduct
        shèngxíng, to be in vogue/to be prevalent
        xíngshàn, to do good works/to be merciful
        hángqíng, market price/quotation of market price/the current market situation
        
        xíngchē, [行車], to drive a vehicle/movement of vehicles
        xiǎoxíngxīng, asteroid/minor planet
        
        běnháng, one's line/one's own profession
        
        yīyìgūxíng, obstinately clinging to one's course (idiom)/willful/one's own way/dogmatic
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        xíngpiàn, [行騙], to cheat/to deceive
        wǒxíngwǒsù, to continue in one's own way (idiom); to ignore advice/to persist whatever other...
        sòngxíng, to see someone off/to throw someone a send-off party
        hánghuà, [行話], jargon/language of the trade
        tèlìdúxíng, [特立獨行], to be unconventional/independence of action
        suíxíng, [隨行], to accompany
        
        èxíng, [惡行], evil or wicked conduct
        nèiháng, [內行], expert/adept/experienced/an expert/a professional
        gǎiháng, to change profession
        tuīxíng, to put into effect/to carry out
        xíngzhuāng, [行裝], travel outfit/dressed for traveling
        yīxíng, party/delegation
        dúxíngxiá, [獨行俠], loner/single person/bachelor
        kěxíngxìng, feasibility
        jìnxíngqǔ, [進行曲], march (musical)
        
        dānxíngdào, [單行道], one way street
        
        
        páiháng, to rank/ranking/seniority (among siblings)
        liúxíngbìng, epidemic disease
        fàngxíng, to let pass
        dǒngháng, to know the ropes
        
        
        ràoxíng, [繞行], detour/long way around
        zhuǎnháng, [轉行], to change profession
        xínglidài, travel bag
        chēháng/chēxíng, [車行], car-related business/car dealership/taxi company/(commercial) garage, traffic/to...
        shàngxíng, (of trains) up (i.e. towards the capital)/(of river boats) to go against the cur...
        
        nìxíng, to go the wrong way/to go against one-way traffic regulation
        
        
        páxíngdòngwù, [爬行動物], reptile
        fèngxíng, to pursue (a course, a policy)
        shísìhángshī, [十四行詩], sonnet
        xíngcì, to assassinate/to commit a murder
        liúxíngyǔ, [流行語], popular jargon/catchword
        xíngzhīyǒuxiào, to be effective (idiom)
        xiàxíng, (of trains) down (i.e. away from the capital)/(of river boats) to travel downstr...
        xíngzhèngbùmén, [行政部門], administrative department/administration/executive (government branch)
        xíngnáng, traveling bag/luggage
        
        
        tiānmǎxíngkōng, [天馬行空], like a heavenly steed, soaring across the skies (idiom)/(of writing, calligraphy...
        chéngxíng, to embark on a journey
        
        
        xíngjì, [行跡], tracks/traces/movements
        
        liúxíngxìng, epidemic
        huòbùdānxíng, [禍不單行], misfortune does not come singly (idiom)/it never rains but it pours
        yínhángyè, [銀行業], banking
        bìngxíng, [並行], to proceed in parallel/side by side (of two processes, developments, thoughts et...
        fāxíngrén, [發行人], publisher/issuer
        xíngxiāo, [行銷], to sell/on sale
        zhīháng, sub-branch of a bank
        
        gèhánggèyè, [各行各業], every trade/all professions/all walks of life
        hángzhǎng, [行長], bank president
        rénxínghéngdào, [人行橫道], pedestrian crossing
        lǚxíngdài, travel bag
        shìzàibìxíng, [勢在必行], circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary/imperative
        bùxíngjiē, car-free zone/pedestrian street
        
        xíngyúnliúshuǐ, [行雲流水], lit. moving clouds and flowing water (idiom)/fig. very natural and flowing style...
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        bùxūcǐxíng, [不虛此行], the trip has not been made in vain/the trip has been well worthwhile/it's been a...
        cùnbùnánxíng, [寸步難行], unable to move a single step (idiom)/to be in an (extremely) difficult situation
        xíngzhèngqū, [行政區], administrative district
        
        
        zìlǐhángjiān, [字裡行間], between the words and the lines (idiom); implied meaning/connotations
        fēngxíng, [風行], to become fashionable/to catch on/to be popular
        zūnxíng, to follow/to obey/compliance
        ShìjièYínháng, [世界銀行], World Bank
        lǚxíngtuán, [旅行團], tour group
        dúduànzhuānxíng, [獨斷專行], to decide and act alone (idiom); to take arbitrary action/a law unto oneself
        
        dàxíngqídào, rampant/very popular
        yīshízhùxíng, clothing, food, housing and transport (idiom); people's basic needs
        yīyányīxíng, every word and action (idiom)
        
        shēntǐlìxíng, [身體力行], to practice what one preaches (idiom)
        shāngháng, trading company
        
        
        zìxíngqíshì, to act as one thinks fit/to have one's own way
        
        mànxíng, to walk slowly
        
        
        xíngjiāng, [行將], ready to start on sth/about to act
        xíngqǐ, to beg/to ask for alms
        xínggōng, [行宮], temporary imperial residence
        yìnxíng, to print and distribute/to publish
线         píngxíngxiàn, [平行線], parallel lines
        xínglijià, luggage rack
        
        xíngjīng, [行經], to pass by/menstruation
        
        línxíng, [臨行], on leaving/on the point of departure
        xiànxíngfàn, [現行犯], criminal caught red-handed
        xíngjūnchuáng, [行軍床], camp bed/bivouac
        cíxíng, [辭行], to say goodbye/leave-taking/farewells
        kǔxíng, ascetic practice
        héngxíngbàdào, [橫行霸道], to oppress/to rule as a despot/to tyrannize
        hángshāng, traveling salesman/itinerant trader/hawker/peddler
        
        
        
        qièshíkěxíng, [切實可行], feasible
        hángjiālǐshǒu, [行家裡手], connoisseur/expert
        jiànxíng, [餞行], to give a farewell dinner
        shìxíng, [試行], to try out/to test
        
        
        liànglìérxíng, to assess one's capabilities and act accordingly (idiom); to act within one's co...
        léilìfēngxíng, [雷厲風行], pass like thunder and move like the wind (idiom); swift and decisive reaction
        
        jíxíngjūn, [急行軍], rapid advance/forced march
        
        
        
        shòuxíng, [獸行], brutal act/bestiality
        xínglù, to travel/transport
        xiānxíngzhě, forerunner
        wǔxíng, five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood 木, fire 火, earth 土, metal 金, water 水
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        gèxíngqíshì, each one does what he thinks is right (idiom)/each goes his own way
        huáxíngdào, taxiway (at airport)
        yīmùshíháng, ten lines at a glance (idiom)/to read very rapidly
        
        
        dàoxíngnìshī, to go against the tide (idiom); to do things all wrong/to try to turn back histo...
        
        
        
        
        xíngzhèngqūyù, [行政區域], administrative area
        Yāngháng/yāngháng, abbr. for various central banks, notably 中國人民銀行|中国人民银行[Zhōng guó Rén mín Yín hán...
        
        dānxíng, [單行], to come individually/to treat separately/separate edition/one-way traffic
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zànxíng, [暫行], provisional
        xìngxíng, sexual activity
        
        
        
        
        
        Zhōngháng, abbr. for 中國銀行|中国银行[Zhōng guó Yín háng]
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xíngchuán, to sail a boat/to navigate
        
        dānxíngběn, [單行本], single volume edition/offprint
        yánxíngyīzhì, word and actions coincide (idiom); to live up to one's word/to match words with ...
线         dānxíngxiàn, [單行線], one-way road
        
        bìngxíngbùbèi, [並行不悖], to run in parallel without hindrance/not mutually exclusive/two processes can be...
        
        
        
        dàixíng, to act as a substitute/to act on sb's behalf
        xíngwén, writing style (formal)/to send an official written communication
        
        lìngxíngjìnzhǐ, lit. if he orders you go, he forbids you stop (idiom); fig. to demand exact comp...
        
        
        

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